Articles: Tag: Grants and Gifts

Allegheny College Receives Grant to Support Creek Connections Program’s Water Quality Monitoring

Allegheny College has received a $1,695 grant from BHE GT&S and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s 2022 Watershed Mini Grant Program in support of Creek Connections, an environmental outreach program that brings hands-on environmental education to K-12 schools throughout western Pennsylvania. The grant will be used to fund the purchase of a flow meter, an important

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“Power Up” Fundraising Campaign Supports Computer Science Opportunities for Allegheny College Students

Founded in 1979, the Department of Computer Science at Allegheny College has been around for more than four decades and is still looking for ways to innovate. Thanks to the success of their inaugural fundraising campaign and the alumni who supported it, the department will be able to strengthen opportunities for current and incoming students

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Allegheny College Awarded $155,000 Grant from Richard King Mellon Foundation To Support Community Planning and Capacity-building Effort

Allegheny College, in collaboration with the City of Meadville, has received a $155,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation’s Economic Development Program. The grant will support planning and capacity-building efforts to bolster downtown revitalization and development. The grant funds will be used to hire a consulting firm to lead community stakeholders in a planning

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Donor-funded Grand Pianos Enhance Experience for Allegheny Music Students, Faculty, and Audiences

Fittingly, the first person to play a new Kawai GX-2 grand piano when it arrived on the Allegheny College campus last summer was a student. Simone Robinson-Stevens ’24 was on campus for summer research with piano professor Douglas Jurs when the new instrument was delivered to the choir room. Professor James Niblock asked if she

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Allegheny College Celebrates the Rededication of Restored Bentley Hall

Allegheny College celebrated the rededication of the restored Bentley Hall, the college’s oldest building and the site of its first formal classes, at a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 16. Constructed in the 1820s, Bentley Hall underwent an extensive interior and exterior renovation that was formally launched in October 2018. The renovation was designed to preserve

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Allegheny College Awarded $1.25 Million Grant From Richard King Mellon Foundation To Establish Watershed Conservation Research Center

Allegheny College has received a $1.25 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to establish a Watershed Conservation Research Center (WCRC). Through this new interdisciplinary center, Allegheny College faculty and students will collaborate with community partners to engage in conservation-based research and educational outreach in the upper Allegheny River basin, focusing on the French

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Allegheny College Receives $1.4 Million Grant from National Science Foundation To Provide STEM Scholarships and Mentoring to Academically Talented Low-income Students

Allegheny College has been awarded a grant of $1,400,294 from the National Science Foundation through the S-STEM (Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. The grant will provide scholarships and programmatic support for academic and co-curricular mentoring to 24 academically talented low-income students. “We are very grateful for the support of the National Science

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Allegheny College Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to Support Digital Innovation in Chinese Language and Culture Curriculum

Allegheny College has received a $48,355 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the Digital Humanities Advancement Grant program to support planning efforts to develop a curriculum for intermediate Chinese language and culture that incorporates digital learning tools. The project, titled “An Engaging Digital Curriculum for Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture,” is

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Allegheny College’s Creek Connections Program Receives Grants to Promote Watershed Education

Allegheny College has received $93,000 in grants from The Grable Foundation of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to support the College’s Creek Connections program, an environmental education outreach effort that brings hands-on environmental education to K-12 schools throughout western Pennsylvania. A $90,000 grant from The Grable Foundation, a foundation dedicated to changing

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Allegheny Computer Science Department Puts Emphasis on Ethical Programming

Today’s computer science students will enter a tech industry that’s coming face to face with issues of bias, equity, openness, accessibility, and privacy. So it’s crucial for those new professionals to understand the ethical implications of the tools and solutions they create, according to Oliver Bonham-Carter and Janyl Jumadinova, both computer science professors at Allegheny

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